(BYRON.) AUCHER, P. Paschal. A Grammar of Armenian and English. 231 pp. 8vo., bound in contemporary boards. Venice: The Armenian Press of St. Lazarus, 1832.
The second improved and enlarged edition. "In the present edition will be found some specimens of Armenian Poetry, and some translations of Lord Byron from the Armenian into English; and there are added, by way of exercise, extracts from the best Armenian writers".
In 1816, Byron visited San Lazzaro degli Armeni in Venice, where he learned the Armenian language and attended many seminars about language and history. He collaborated on the first edition of this work 1819, and it was reissued in 1832 with examples of his own work in Armenian. An unusually fine copy.
Item nr. 156100